There's a cost to everything, including passion. Especially passion.
There is a cost to everything we do. Knowing the cost is important. Knowing our values and our end game, equally so. And then, we can start working on ensuring that we aren't fucking ourselves up while narrowmindedly going towards a goal that does NOT encompass all of us.
To stand still against the current
Recently, I had the chance to do something interesting - to eat by myself. I thought I could do this anytime. But that's because I did it while reading a book, which for some reason I didn't think was the same as a distraction like watching TV. It is, as much of a book snob, as I might be.
The Particle and the Wave
The world around us wants to divide us. And because we need to be here or there, we pick an extreme. Or worse, we choose inaction. Because deep down, we don’t agree with the extremes. That’s great. But we need to use the complementary theory here to dig deeper into our perspective.
Calluses and bicycle seats
When you start something new, it is difficult. It chafes. It hurts. It is mighty uncomfortable. But as long as you persist sensibly i.e. finding the challenging point where your skill meets its sticking point, you will get rather good at it. You will adapt to it.